WAILUKU, Hawaii - Popular Maui custom jewelry and repair shop J.S. Kuge & Sons is closing up shop at the end of the month. 

Owners John and Jean Kuge are retiring after more than 40 years in business. 

The small-business owners worked long hours, even holidays, resizing bands, repairing and cleaning most prized possessions, even giving advice on jewelry people were buying.

Jean actually met John while buying a ring. 

The couple thanks its loyal customers and says it's been an honor to see customers' children and grandchildren grow up.

The couple plans to enjoy retirement by traveling and spending more time with family.

The store's last day is January 31st.